Childbirth Choices Matter

In this episode of the Birth Activist Podcast, Samantha Gadsden and Becki Scott are joined by Jacqui Tomkins (Chair of IMUK) and Kay King (Campaign Manager of Childbirth Choices Matter and the National Coordinator for the White Ribbon Alliance in the UK) to talk about the current campaign to produce an insurance product for self-employed independent midwives. 

Plus-size Pregnancy & Birth

In this episode of the Birth Activist Podcast, Samantha Gadsden and Becki Scott talk with fellow doula Michelle, and plus-size mum, Sarah, about what it's like to be labelled with a high BMI during pregnancy and how this can impact on your birth choices. 

Paula Cleary: The Accidental Activist

In this episode of the Birth TRIGGER WARNING sexual abuse, domestic and obstetric violence. Activist Podcast, Samantha Gadsden and Becki Scott are joined by fellow doula, Paula Cleary, talking about the trials and tribulations of being an activist for birthing women and people. 

The Role of the Doula

In this episode of the Birth Activist Podcast, Samantha Gadsden and Becki Scott talk about what is and isn't in the remit of a doula and how this is often misinterpreted or misunderstood by healthcare professionals.

Freebirth & Coercion in Birth

In this episode of the Birth Activist Podcast, Samantha Gadsden and Becki Scott talk about the rise in women and birthing people considering freebirth during the pandemic.